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Coroner’s office identifies woman who drowned at Myrtle Beach resort

Crews are on scene of a drowning at a Myrtle Beach resort.
Crews are on scene of a drowning at a Myrtle Beach resort.(Source: WMBF News)
Published: Jun. 18, 2019 at 6:29 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – A 57-year-old woman drowned at a Myrtle Beach resort Tuesday morning, according to a Myrtle Beach police report.

Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard identified the woman as Paula Egelston from Greensboro, N.C.

Crews are on scene of a drowning at a Myrtle Beach resort.
Crews are on scene of a drowning at a Myrtle Beach resort.(Source: WMBF News)

Police responded to The Patricia Grand at 2710 North Ocean Boulevard just before 4 a.m. after a witness in a nearby hotel saw a person face down in a hot tub.

Officers assisted hotel security with CPR until EMS arrived on scene.

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